hp for ($i=0; $i]+>!is", "", $news['Contains'][$i]['Body']); ?>

Google's special doodle marks Paralympics 2018

Google's special doodle marks Paralympics 2018

Google's special doodle marks Paralympics 2018

Today on Google's home page is a special Google logo, a Google Doodle, for the Paralympics.

The opening ceremony took place at the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium in Gangwon Province.

A record 567 athletes from 48 countries, plus the Neutral Paralympic Athlete delegation, will compete at the Games. Poles will be competing in the first four disciplines.

The Paralympics will run from March 9 to March 18. The loudest moment came when the South Korean athletes entered the arena to complete the athlete parade.

North Korea asked that the Dokdo Islands, which Japan now claims and calls Takeshima, be included on the flag, according to BBC.

Canada has won 135 medals, including 43 gold, since the first Winter Paralympic Games were held Winter in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden in February 1976.

"I sincerely thank IOC President Thomas Bach for his deep interest in peace on the peninsula and for his devotion to make us feel that we were all united during the Pyeongchang Olympics", Park was reported as saying by The Korea Herald.

Santos, Oil Search Reveal PNG LNG Damage
Scores of people reportedly have been killed since a magnitude-7.5 quake rocked the nation on February 26th. Around 274,000 people need immediate support and 55,000 children under age five are among the most at risk.

BJP, allies stake claim to form Meghalaya government
Sangma submitted his resignation to Meghalaya Governor Ganga Prasad in Shillong following the assembly election results . I met Governor& I have indicated that I will come back with letters of support from like-minded people.

MET Eireann extend Status Red Alert
Education Minister Richard Bruton said schools and colleges across the country will reopen on Monday "where possible" . Widespread transport disruptions continue today - and motorists are still urged to only take necessary journeys.

The South's Korean Paralympic Committee (KPC) said Thursday that the two sides made the decision after discussions.

Perhaps even more so than the Olympics, the Paralympics promotes the stories of some of the world's most remarkable individuals - people who have often pushed themselves beyond anything seen before.

Coverage begins with the opening ceremony at 6 a.m. ET Friday on NBCSN.

Para snowboarder Mike Schultz led out Team USA - the largest of any NPC at the Games - having recovered from a life altering snowmobile crash in 2008, engineering prosthetics for himself and fellow competitors along the way.

The IPC and POCOG have, however, accepted a proposal by the Korea Paralympic Committee that representatives of the two Koreas carry the Paralympic torch during the opening ceremony. That's less than half of the 69 Paralympians who competed in Sochi.

Paralympians are an eclectic bunch, ranging from a 61-year-old Japanese ice hockey goaltender to a Mexican who found unlikely success as a mono-skier.

Related news